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British Prime Minister Theresa May said leaving the European Union would make the U.K. an "independent sovereign nation." After it officially begins, the Brexit negotiations will take two years.

The "come and take it" flag, born of revolution, is a hallmark of Texas pride. But locals are angry that the motto has been co-opted by Second Amendment rights groups and T-shirt sellers.

The proposed legislation would provide tax breaks that encourage people to get things repaired rather than throw them away. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Finance and Consumption Minister Per Boland.

HBO needs to find a big-ticket drama to fill out a Sunday evening time slot. They're hoping "Westworld," an elaborate sci-fi drama set in a Western-themed amusement park, will be a hit.

Gustav Perle is a young boy growing up in Switzerland after World War II. And the defining factor in his life is that his mother does not love him. The Gustav Sonata is Rose Tremain's 13th novel.

The broadcaster will call his last baseball game today, capping a 67-year career as the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The game is in San Francisco, against the Giants, the team's oldest rival.

"You can't protect what you can't map," says Patrick Meier. He pioneered the field of crisis mapping during the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and now focuses on the use of robotics for humanitarian purposes.

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines says he's "happy to slaughter" millions of drug addicts and likened it to Hitler's efforts to exterminate Jews.

A new exhibit explores what people leave behind online after they die. BuzzFeed senior writer Doree Shafrir discusses what it was like to attend her own "digital funeral."

Sound designers have been competing this week for the honor of "Worst Sound in the World," organized by See Space Labs. Listen to some of the submissions, if you can stand it.

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